A Survey on Contracts for Difference (CFD) and Spread Bets – NasdaqPosed On December 20th, 2014

A Survey on Contracts for Difference (CFD) and Spread Bets Nasdaq The survey was also designed to identify key trends and preferences in sections of the investment community that is using CFDs/spread betting to take exposure to financial markets. For the purpose of interpretation, the survey has been divided into 3 Independent Report Into CFDs and Spread Betting Compared to Short and Las Vegas Blog (blog) all 3 news articles »
Source:A Survey on Contracts for Difference (CFD) and Spread Bets – Nasdaq

Greek political crisis: Huge amount at stake for Greece and EU – BBC NewsPosed On December 18th, 2014

BBC News
Greek political crisis: Huge amount at stake for Greece and EU BBC News The crisis in Greece may no longer have the power to shake the eurozone to its financial foundations, but it still has the ability to cause considerable political concern. As the EU tries to focus on big investment plans and ways to restore growth and more »
Source:Greek political crisis: Huge amount at stake for Greece and EU – BBC News

Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick – Bleacher ReportPosed On December 12th, 2014

Bleacher Report
Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick Bleacher Report … road games, going 5-1 against the spread in the process; the Philadelphia Eagles are 10-2 straight up in their last dozen home games. The NFC East might be decided when the 9-4 Eagles and 9-4 Cowboys get it on Sunday night at Lincoln Financial Field. and more »
Source:Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick – Bleacher Report

Oil oversupply fears continue to grow – City IndexPosed On December 10th, 2014

Oil oversupply fears continue to grow City Index While the declining prices may be good news for motorists, it is spreading major concern among some of oil producing nations. There are now growing fears of … *Spread betting and CFD trading are exempt from UK stamp duty. Spread betting is also and more »
Source:Oil oversupply fears continue to grow – City Index

Getting Market Leverage: CFD versus Spread Betting – InvestopediaPosed On November 30th, 2014

Investopedia
Getting Market Leverage: CFD versus Spread Betting Investopedia Popular in the United Kingdom, contract for difference (CFD) and spread betting are leveraged products fundamental to the equity, forex and index markets. CFDs are contracts between investors and financial institutions where investors take a position and more »
Source:Getting Market Leverage: CFD versus Spread Betting – Investopedia

Gain Capital expands UK presence by acquiring City Index for $118 million – LeapRatePosed On November 17th, 2014

Telegraph.co.uk
Gain Capital expands UK presence by acquiring City Index for $118 million LeapRate US-based Gain Capital (NYSE:GCAP), which owns and operates the retail Forex.com and institutional GTX brands, has announced the acquisition of London-based financial spreadbetting firm City Index. Gain Capital is paying a total of $118 million GAIN Capital to Acquire City Index and Announces Record Preliminary Third MarketWatch GAIN Capital to acquire City IndexAutomated Trader Gain Capital (GCAP) to Acquire City Index in Net $82M DealStreetInsider.com (subscription) all 14 news articles »
Source:Gain Capital expands UK presence by acquiring City Index for $118 million – LeapRate

EUR/USD continues trading under pressure – City IndexPosed On November 10th, 2014

EUR/USD continues trading under pressure City Index EUR/USD (daily chart shown below) continued to trade under pressure this week, hitting a new two-year low of 1.2356 on Friday, shortly after the US non-farm payrolls report. … *Spread betting and CFD trading are exempt from UK stamp duty. Spread and more »
Source:EUR/USD continues trading under pressure – City Index

Asian shares slip as commodity rout trumps US optimism – Daily MailPosed On November 7th, 2014

Asian shares slip as commodity rout trumps US optimism Daily Mail TOKYO, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Asian shares and commodity currencies stumbled on Thursday as prices for a host of commodities retreated on lingering concerns over slower global growth, while Tokyo stocks stepped back after posting large gains in a Bank of …
Source:Asian shares slip as commodity rout trumps US optimism – Daily Mail

Money Markets Split With Economists on Fed Interest-Rate Outlook – BusinessweekPosed On October 29th, 2014

Businessweek
Money Markets Split With Economists on Fed Interest-Rate Outlook Businessweek The Federal Open Market Committee meets today and tomorrow after six weeks of volatility in global financial markets. … Contradicting that view are U.S. money markets, where investors are betting on a later tightening. … Concern over the spread of
Source:Money Markets Split With Economists on Fed Interest-Rate Outlook – Businessweek

European banks fail EBA ‘stress test’ – City IndexPosed On October 28th, 2014

European banks fail EBA ‘stress test’ City Index The governing body stated that 24 of the 123 European Union banks had failed the stress test which aims to determine whether they are well equipped to withstand another financial crisis. The banks which failed have been given nine months to improve and more »
Source:European banks fail EBA ‘stress test’ – City Index